Category: Joakim Noah

Tom Thibodeau On the Status of Derrick Rose: “To Me Nothing Has Really Changed”

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

The Chicago Bulls have been forced to play the first 52 games of the season without star point guard Derrick Rose. The former NBA MVP is still recovering from a torn ACL suffered in last year's first round playoff series against the Philadelphia 76ers. While he continues to take the ...

Tom Thibodeau Explains Why He Hasn’t Gone Small with the Bulls’ Lineup While Others Have

Monday, January 7th, 2013

While many teams in the NBA have gone to smaller lineups, most notably the Miami Heat, Tom Thibodeau and the Chicago Bulls haven't -- at least not on a regular basis. Thibodeau, whose team enters the week 18-13 despite not having guard Derrick Rose, maintains that flexibility is important while ...

Joakim Noah, Chicago Bulls Motivated To Succeed Without Derrick Rose

Monday, October 29th, 2012

It's hard to know exactly what to expect from the Chicago Bulls this season as they'll be without superstar Derrick Rose for most, if not all, of the season. His exact return isn't known, and that's leading folks to "sleep on the Bulls" as Joakim Noah puts it in the ...

Busy Schedule Hasn’t Hindered the Chicago Bulls’ Hot Start

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

Chicago Bulls head coach Tom  Thibodeau sat down this summer and mapped out what coaching would be like if the NBA missed one month of prep time or two months of prep time. The length of the lockout and now this hectic schedule, however, weren't really part of the plan. Thibodeau ...

Tom Thibodeau and the Bulls Still Have Lots of Room to Improve

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

The Chicago Bulls had a tremendous regular season. They went from being the eighth seed and a one and done team in the playoffs to a dangerous force in the Eastern Conference and a team with the best record in the league. Derrick Rose emerged as an MVP candidate and ...

Joakim Noah Thinks the Future in Chicago is Really Bright

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

The Summer of LeBron in the NBA is officially underway.  In fact, it got underway the minute LeBron James ripped off his Cavs jersey after a game six loss against the Celtics in the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals.  Of course New York has been mentioned with Cleveland, New Jersey, Miami, Los ...

Vinny Del Negro Believes That He Has the Bulls Moving in the Right Direction

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

After getting to the NBA playoffs last year and giving the Boston Celtics all they could handle in the first round, the Bulls entered this season with more questions than answers. Unfortunately for them after making it to the playoffs, they saw an off-season go by where they lost their ...

Joakim Noah Gives the Secret to his Success this Season

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

I remember watching Joakim Noah in college a couple years ago when the Gators were at the top of the mountain.  I remember thinking to myself, this floppy hairdo dude is full of energy, is an excellent defender, and is pretty much the heart and soul of the Gators National ...

Brad Miller Is a Big Factor In The Playoffs

Saturday, May 2nd, 2009

No one would have expected that title (see: above) this season.  Unless we're talking about being the goat, which Miller had been labeled after missing two free throws to tie game five in overtime versus the Celtics.  I mean, he even missed the rim when he purposefully tried to miss ...